Muhammadu Buhari resorted to fundamental falsehood to secure clearance from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to participate in the February 23 poll, Atiku Abubakar, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP) in the February 23 presidential election on Wednesday pointedly told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal.
Buhari had in 2015 claimed that his certificates were with the military board on request. But one of his witnesses, Major General Paul Tafa, (Rtd) who claimed to have been enlisted in the Nigerian Army with Buhari on April 16, 1962, however denied that they were ordered to submit their certificates to the military board.
*Witnesses testify Borno, Yobe results transmitted to INEC’s Server *Civil servants in Borno, Yobe threatened to vote APC or lose their jobs, farmlands.
The legal team of Vice President Atiku Abubakar has tendered a staggering 26,176 exhibits to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal which resumed sitting by 9:30am on Friday, July 5.
Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, announced his appearance as leader of the Atiku/PDP legal team. He came to the tribunal on wheel chair with a retinue of lawyers.